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Cover for Background to the plants we use.

This chapter focuses on the importance of taxonomy and nomenclature of plants in designing and maintaining plantings because closely related plants tend to require similar conditions and respond similarly to husbandry inputs.

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.

This book provides information on the biology, ecology, distribution and control of 500 plant species known to be invasive in natural or nearly natural habitats. The species covered in this book give an overview of the wide variety of plant families, life forms and geographic origins of plants...

Author(s)
Weber, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643861)
Type
Book
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Cover for Entomopathogenic nematodes of the families Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae: morphology and taxonomy.

The entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are representatives of Nematoda, which are characterized by: (i) adult stages found in nature only inside the cadavers of insects killed and processed by symbiotic bacteria; (ii) infective (= dauer) juveniles being the only free-living stage in soil. Presently, ...

Author(s)
Spiridonov, S. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular systematics and phylogenetic reconstruction of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Steinernema</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heterorhabditis</i>.

Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) belonging to the genera Heterorhabditis and Steinernema possess the attribute of potential biological insecticides and are therefore attractive from a commercial viewpoint. These nematodes, in general, are relatively conserved in gross morphology such as...

Author(s)
Luca, F. de; Abd-Elgawad, M. M. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for DNA barcoding as a molecular tool for the assessment of plant biodiversity.

Increasing population and pollution are resulting in the reduction of biological diversity. In addition, several human activities are adversely affecting the natural habitat, thereby reducing biodiversity. For proper biodiversity assessment, accurate species identification is very important....

Author(s)
Subrata Trivedi; Ansari, A. A.; Hasibur Rehman; Shalini Saggu; Abbas, Z. K.; Ghosh, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interspecific chemical differentiation within the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Astragalus</i> (Fabaceae) based on sequential variability of saponin structures.

Phytochemistry represents an emergent field aimed at the characterization of plants from their secondary metabolites' structures. Identification of original molecules from a wide metabolic pool leads to chemically differentiated individual species within their genus. Research into the chemical...

Author(s)
Sarraj-Laabidi, A.; Semmar, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genome insights into plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria, an important component of rhizosphere microbiome.

This chapter discusses bacterial rhizobiome, mechanisms of PGPR, NGS technologies and genome assembly, genome-based taxonomy and phylogenomics, genome mining of plant beneficial genes in PGPR, and comparative genomic analyses.

Author(s)
Vasvi Chaudhry; Niladri Chaudhry; Mantri, S. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction and overview of lime.

This chapter introduces the lime crop (Rutaceae), discussing its taxonomy, history, origin, distribution, global production, plant description, propagation, cultivars, pests, diseases, and uses. Although the documented history of limes is more than 700 years old, the parentage and origin of limes...

Author(s)
Khan, M. M.; Al-Yahyai, R.; Al-Said, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Systematic classification, distribution and botany.

This chapter focuses on botanical descriptions; systematic classification and taxonomy based on morphological, biochemical and molecular data; and distribution of limes. Some cultivated limes are described, including Mexican lime (Citrus aurantiifolia), Persian lime (Citrus latifolia), Palestine...

Author(s)
Chandrika Ramadugu; Razi, M. F.; Keremane, M. L.; Scora, R. W.; Roose, M. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Almonds: botany, production and uses.

This book, containing 20 chapters, deals with almond taxonomy, morphology, physiology, cultivation history, production, breeding (classical and molecular), cultivar development, genomics, pollen-style (in)compatibility, rootstock development, propagation, orchard management, environmental and water ...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book

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